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- Of or suitable for a child.
- 1824, Susan Ferrier, The Inheritance, page 130:
- She remembered, too, when, after a long childish illness, her father had carried her in his arms to the garden, […]
- 1849 May – 1850 November, Charles Dickens, The Personal History of David Copperfield, London: Bradbury & Evans, […], published 1850, →OCLC:
- As I walked to and fro daily between Southwark and Blackfriars, and lounged about at meal-times in obscure streets, the stones of which may, for anything I know, be worn at this moment by my childish feet, I wonder how many of these people were wanting in the crowd that used to come filing before me in review again, to the echo of Captain Hopkins’s voice!
- Immature in thought or behaviour.
- Your childish temper tantrums are not going to change my decision on this matter.
- (suitable for a child): childly, juvenile, kiddish; see also Thesaurus:childlike
- (immature): infantile, immature, silly, unbecoming, juvenile, puerile; see also Thesaurus:childish
suitable for a child